Unit 1 Activities Around L.A.
Unit 2 - Weird Beliefs
Unit 3 - Celebrities Have Problems Too?
Unit 4 - The Roaring Twenties
Unit 5 - Holidays
Unit 6 - What is it REALLY about?
Unit 7 - Doing Good
Unit 8 - Your Health
Unit 9 - Car Advice
Unit 10 - By Land & Sea
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5.2.1 Introducing Vocabulary

Building Vocabulary by Learning Synonyms and Antonyms

The words below are in the passage “Special American Holidays.” Scan through the passage to find each vocabulary word. Write the part of speech (P.S.) on the line beside the new vocabulary word. If it is an expression, write “E.”

Then, for the first five words, underline the synonyms and circle the antonyms.

For the other five words, match the word with the clue. Use the context clues in the passage to help you. Do not use your dictionary! For the answers scroll past the reading and click next>.

*Click “Next >” at the bottom left of the page to check your answers